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" Want as much more to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide than spur the Muse's steed, Restrain his fury than provoke his speed : The winged courser, like a... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 390
1845
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...profuje, Want as much more to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgement often are at strife, Tho' - gen'rous horse^ Showsmuchtrucmettlcwhenyouchcckbiscourse. Those rules of old discovcr'd, not devis'd,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...effects remains. Some, to whom Heav'n in wit has been profuse. Want as much more to turn it to its use ; For wit and jndgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife* C2 Tis more to guide than spur the Muses' steed, Restrain his fury than provoke his speed : The winged...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...strife, Though meant e.uh other's oH, like mnn nnfrwife. 1 Tis more to triiidc, than spur the M use's steed ; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed: The winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows mont true nettle when you check his cou.^e. Those rules of old dlscover'd, not devis'd, Are Nature...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 pages
...profuse 80 want as much more to turn it to its use; for wit and judgment often are at strife, tho' meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide than spur the Muses' steed, restrain his fury than provoke his speed : 85 the winged courser, like a gen'rous horse,...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...been profuse 80 ant as much more to turn it to its use; >r wit and judgment often are at strife, so' meant each other's aid, like man and wife. Tis more to guide than spur the Muses' steed, estrain his fury than provoke his speed : 85 be winged courser, like a gen'rous horse,...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...discas prxcepta vererier, illcs , *ic Naturam sectaberis ipsam. Tis more to guide, than spur, the Mnse'i steed; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed; The winged courser, like a gen'rous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check hit course. Those rules of old discover'cl, rot...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...like man and wife; 'Tis more to u 1. 1, •, than spur the Muse's steed ; '"•lit".; his fury, tlian provoke his speed : The winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his coarse. Those rules of old discover'd, not devis'd, Arc Nature stilt,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...profuse, 83 Want as much more, to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment often are at strife, Tho' meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more...steed ; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed ; 85 The winged courser, like a gen'rous horse, Shews most true mettle when you check his course. Those...
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Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace - Criticism - 1812 - 171 pages
...whom Heav'n in wit has been profuse, 80 Want as much more to turn it to its use; For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife. Que fizera§ vaidosos, sˇ guiados 75 Pella van ambiša§ de fazer muitas. Manda bein cada qual sua...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...whom Heaven in wit has been profuse, Want as much more to turn it to its use : For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid,...winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course. Those rules of old, discover'd not devised, Are Nature still,...
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